Career Research and Resources
Career research, if done patiently and thoughtfully, can help students set solid goals for their academic career and beyond. Below are sites that offer a wide range of information related to your career research.
The library on the Escanaba Campus has career resource material. Talk to one of the staff or work study students at the library to assist you.
-Click here for the resources available at the Bay College Library
Bay College students
can access CareerLocker,
an on-line Career Exploration tool that is handy and comprehensive.
- Click here for the CareerLocker website
The Bureau of Labor and Statistics
is a fact finding agency for the U.S. government. This site offers many resources including economic information for all states.
- Click here for the Bureau of Labor and Statistics website
The Occupational Outlook Handbook
provides wonderful information on almost any occupation you can dream up, including the nature of the work, good and bad aspects of the job, training needed, job outlook for the next ten years, earnings tables, and other information.
- Click here for the Occupational Outlook Handbook website
The Department of Labor
addresses issues related to the American workforce and has information on how to find and apply for federal government employment.
- Click here for the Department of Labor website
- Click here for the website to all things Michigan
- Click here for the website for all things Wisconsin
Explore Health Careers
– Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers all in one spot.
- Click here for the Explore Health Careers website
on-line is a place to do a quick skills assessment that can aid in your career research and begin to guide you in an area of interest.
- Click here for the O*Net website
site offers exceptional information in regards to careers.
- Click here for the iseek website
The Michigan Department of Civil Service
is human resources for State of Michigan employees
. This site contains career information, how to apply for positions within the State of Michigan, and job postings. The State of Michigan is expected to lose 34% of their workforce to retirement by the year 2014 so checking out the types of careers the State of Michigan has to offer is definitely worth a visit.
- Click here for the Michigan Department of Civil Service website
Learn about an assortment of career choices, find career
information, and locate career
resources with CareerOneStop
- Click here for the CareerOneStop website
: A good overall career exploration website for a wide variety of people at various stages of the exploration process.
- Click here for the Quintessentail Careers website
Many students seek more information about what can be done with their chosen major. These sites aid in sparking ideas that are sometimes outside of the normal choices.
Belonging to a professional organization
allows students to become familiar with the language of the chosen area of study and help in building networking opportunities. Most organizations offer special student rates, well below the cost of regular membership. We encourage you to join a professional organization related to your area of study. The links below offer access to related professional organizations.
What can I do with a major in...
?- Have you ever wondered where your academic program is taking you?
- Click here for the What can I do with a major in... website
- Click here to search the Major search website